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The '''Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers''' ('''IEEE''', pronounced I triple E) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey. It was formed in 1963 from the amalgamation of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Radio Engineers. Today, it is the world's largest association of technical professionals with more than 400,000 members in chapters around the world. Its objectives are the educational and technical advancement of Electrical engineering|electrical and electronic engineering, telecommunications, computer engineering and allied disciplines.
Founded dateJanuary 1, 1963
Founder| location = Piscataway, New Jersey|Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America|USA
OriginsMerger of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Radio Engineers
Key peopleBarry L. Shoop, President and CEO
Area servedWorldwide
FocusElectrical, Electronics, Communications, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology
MethodIndustry standards, Conferences, Publications
RevenueUS$413 million
Endowment| num_volunteers =
Num employees| num_members = 430,000+
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